About Glenn Fricker

Greetings, I'm Glenn Fricker, engineer here at Spectre Sound Studios. I love making records, and after doing it for sixteen years, I want to pass on what I've learned. Featuring tutorials on how to record guitar, bass, real drums and vocals. There's reviews and demos of tube amps, amp sims, drums, mics, preamps, outboard gear, and plugin effects. Everything you've wanted to learn about recording Hard Rock & Heavy Metal can be found right here on my channel! I also respond to your comments & questions: The best make it into the SMG Viewer's Comments series of videos. Loads of fun, lots of laughs. Thanks for reading!

Oldies But Baddies 2020 Rules

Oldies But Baddies 2020 Contest rules (rules and prizes subject to change) Song must be bad. Really, really bad. - don’t cover a classic great song. Last contest, some dum dums thought it would be great to cover awesome tracks. ...and they won NOTHING. Because they couldn’t follow simple fucking rules. Must

Total Heavy Guitar

After two years in development, TOTAL HEAVY GUITAR is finally available for purchase!  It's the most comprehensive lesson on the subject of recording metal guitars out there!  This is NOT a lesson on tweaking amp sims... this will teach you to master the art of miking a live amp and

Reverb.com bans the P-Melter!!

The Fun Police are at it again!   This time the Reverb.com Listings and Standards team has worked tirelessly to apply community guidelines fairly across their site!  Hang on a second, that's exactly what DIDN'T happen! This video has been made possible by my awesome Patrons!   Help keep SMG fun

The SMG Proto-Drive!

Checking out my brand new signature overdrive, the SMG Proto-Drive!  Featuring three separate clipping modes, plus interactive tone shaping controls, the Proto-Drive is truly the "Swiss Army Knife" of overdrive pedals! Get it at:  https://www.airiseffects.com/smg.html